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Ground Breaking of the Ken Eichner Healing Garden

(April 14, 2015)
​Breaking ground on a project is always exciting, but the May 13 groundbreaking ceremony for the Ken Eichner Healing Garden took on special meaning as family members, friends and caregivers gathered together to honor the legacy of Ken Eichner. A number of those who knew Ken shared stories of his caring spirit—how he was always first to volunteer his resources to help with search and rescue efforts in Southeast Alaska; how he gave of himself to his friends as they aged; and how he left an enduring example to his family that help direct their lives to this day.

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Sis Coenen

In 2012, Sis Coenen made the move to Ketchikan to be close to children and grandchildren. As a senior, when considering the move to a remote island in Alaska, local access to quality medical services was on her list of must-haves. ​